The biggest-grossing local pic last year in Japan, bested only by "Titanic," "Bayside Shakedown" is a thoroughly engaging, offbeat comic riff on TV cop series that looks destined for cult success…
In "New Dawn," a thirtyish Parisian with a wife, a kid and a good job testing videogames abruptly decides he needs a complete change. He resigns and retreats to the sticks for a four-month course in…
Nicolas Cage is in negotiations with Working Title Films and Universal Pictures to star in "Captain Corelli's Mandolin," to be directed by "Notting Hill" helmer Roger Michell.
Disney's "Tarzan" swings, even if it doesn't always soar. This first animated treatment of one of the screen's great perennial characters is always engaging, and certainly will be so for legions of…
The first images in "Nadia and the Hippos" are, fittingly, of giant traffic jams in Paris caused by a transportation strike; in many ways, watching this Gallic pic is akin to being stuck in…
Gotham-based First Run Features has picked up "Go Fish" director Rose Troche's second film, the gay-themed comedy "Bedrooms & Hallways." Pic opened the New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival last…
A romantic comedy from debuting helmer-writer Hilde Heir, "The Prompter" uses the metaphors of small, confined spaces and life as pale opera to define the inhibited world of its heroine, a music…